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OCTOBER – Train Your Brain #10


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This month targeted focused attention. The fast-paced nature of our society is conditioning our minds to pay attention at short intervals to ‘loud’ stimulation. Whether its a barrage of images, bright lights or big sound; marketing, movies and technology train our minds to flash from one point of focus to another. Not only does this condition a continually shorter attention span, it also influences the depth of our observation. We tend to glide over the surface of our experience unaware […]

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SEPTEMBER – Train Your Brain #9


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Do you find yourself doing the same things and getting the same unwanted result? This month Train Your Brain focused on breaking these patterns through exercising the executive function of self-awareness. Did you know that your brain is hardwired for insanity? (Probably makes sense when you think of your day to day, right!) Einstein defined insanity as, “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” We often know where our actions will lead us. We’ve been […]

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JULY – Train Your Brain #7


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You have officially passed the halfway mark in the Train your Brain – Meditation for calm, control & confidence sessions with the seventh of the 2017 monthly series having taken place July 20. You’re getting more into the money game now. The first six months focused on more general information while you gradually learned to relax your body and fine-tune your mind. Seven months in, the time has come to practically apply the tools you have acquired to begin to take a more […]

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JUNE – Train Your Brain #6


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In the sixth session of Train Your Brain on June 15, we continued to work on putting you in the driver’s seat of your life. We acknowledged that taking control begins with knowing where you’re at now. The following True or False questions from Randy Kulman’s book, Train Your Brain for Success: A Teenager’s Guide to Executive Functions, provide an opportunity to take a look at your current habits. T / F     I often find it hard to set long term goals for myself. T […]

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MAY – Train Your Brain #5


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MAMA SAID THERE WOULD BE DAYS LIKE THESE! BUT, there doesn’t have to be. Self-Control is a trainable skill and in the last session of Train Your Brain on May 18, the training began. Missed it? Don’t worry. The summary and WebEX recording link are below so you can become savvy with self-control too. As we did in the session, let’s start here with a couple of basic True or False questions from Randy Kulman’s book, Train Your Brain for […]

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APRIL – Train Your Brain #4


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The free monthly Train the Brain sessions continue to unfold with the fourth session having taken place April 20. The focus of the session was the importance of relaxation in order to perform to your fullest potential. Meditation is a tool for consciously moving toward the expression of your highest and best self. It does this by supporting the evolution of the mind from low levels of awareness to higher levels of awareness. These levels of the mind are called […]

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JANUARY – Train Your Brain #1


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Another 4 days gone and counting! Last Thursday, we held the first of 12 monthly Train Your Brain sessions in Nexen’s Discovery Theatre (replay link below). I began the conversation wishing everyone a Happy New Year and reminding you that you now had 346 days to make this year count. Today marks 341. Have you used each day to take practical steps toward your goals? Training the mind is like training the body. You need a plan done consistently to drive change. I suggested […]

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